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Posted on: June 14, 2021

City adds 245 acres of open space near Durango Mesa Park

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The city of Durango and the Durango Mesa Park Foundation completed the transfer of 245 acres of Durango Mesa Park land to the city on June 10. The city purchased 180 acres and the foundation donated 65 acres.

“This initial land conveyance includ...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Clean Commute Week events are back! Join the fun June 19-24

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The city of Durango is pleased to present Clean Commute Week, a celebration of walking, rolling, biking, riding the bus and carpooling around Durango. Favorite events, including Bike to Work Day, Love Your Commute Celebration and the Pedal vs. Metal Chall...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Fire mitigation work at Dalla Mountain Park begins June 15

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Fire-mitigation work in Dalla Mountain Park will begin Tuesday, June 15 and continue through the fall. Crews with the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control (CDFPC) will be consolidating existing piles of previously cut vegetation for removal in...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Partial closure of parking lot at Santa Rita Park starts June 7

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Beginning Monday, June 7 the central parking lot at Santa Rita Park will be closed due to site construction activity. The parking lot will be closed for the duration of construction through early November. All other parking will be open to the public, inc...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Lake Nighthorse boat decontamination schedule modified due to staff shortage

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Durango Parks and Recreation Department will modify the decontamination schedule for ballasted boats effective Monday, June 7. This modification is due to a shortage of seasonal staff, which has impacted the city’s ability to have Aquatic Nuisan...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Durango Public Library’s Summer Reading programs begin June 8

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Durango Public Library’s Summer Reading programs for children, teens and adults will run from June 8 through July 31.  Register online starting Tuesday, June 8 at  Durangogov.org/Library or in person at the library.  

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Durango Public Library will reopen Mondays and expand hours

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Starting Monday, June 14, Durango Public Library will expand hours to 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The library will remain closed on Sundays. Curbside pick-up service will be discontinued.

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

Fire mitigation work in the Durango Wildland Urban Interface begins June 7

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Fire mitigation work on city-owned lands in the Durango Wildland Urban Interface will begin June 7, starting along Crestview Ditch at Overend Mountain Park. 

The Wildland Urban Interface contains areas where man-made improvements are built close t...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

ADA upgrades to sidewalk ramps start June 1

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The city of Durango, along with TRC Construction Inc., will begin upgrading sidewalk ramps Tuesday, June 1 in the neighborhoods below. The upgrades will bring sidewalks into compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act standards. Minimal impacts to tra...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Brush up on safety knowledge with free community classes

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Durango Fire Protection District and Durango Parks and Recreation are partnering to offer free classes for community members interested in learning about safe practices for outdoor adventures or at home.

“We look at community data from medical a...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Schedule of Meetings for the Week of June 14, 2021

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Durango, CO: The schedule of meetings for the city of Durango for the week of June 14, 2021 is listed below. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/meetings. Sign up to receive meeting schedules automatically at Dura...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Atmos Energy Pipe Replacement Project Begins in Durango

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Beginning Thursday, March 4, 2021 in Durango, Atmos Energy will commence a series of pipe replacement projects to further increase the safety and reliability of its natural gas system while reducing greenhouse gas emissions throughout Colorado.“...

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